Monthly Archives: March 2011

Making projects work

Project Briefing Basics Adapted from Georgina Laidlaw Mar. 2, 2011, 7:00am PT http://gigaom.com/collaboration/remote-project-briefing-basics/?utm_source=gigaom+daily+newsletters&utm_campaign=1d053db31e-c%3acol+d%3a03-03&utm_medium=email Many project briefings take place around a meeting-room table, with everyone involved in the project present.  There are physical brief papers — background information, a written brief document, … Continue reading

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Now you can add us to your iGoogle page.

Just click the button!

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So you want to be a better coach, manager and teacher?

The answer may well lie with Google.  Suprised?  Well, Google have undertaken an extensive programme to discover what knowledge, skills and attributes their managers need to support employees performance.  The project was code named Project Oxygen, I suppose to breath … Continue reading

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Are you developing these 11 skills in your students, staff or players?

Back in 2009 I found this article by Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman. They have a weekly column in US News giving all sorts of good advice to students and parents.  In the articles Lynn and Jeremy identify 11 skills … Continue reading

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Are you thinking of adding Facebook to your web 2.0 tools?

This article first appeared http://ethosconsultancynz.ning.com/profiles/blogs/are-you-thinking-of-adding As a teacher, coach or manager, you are probably wondering whether the world’s biggest social networking service may be of use to you.   The big advantage of Facebook is that is easily takes an offline … Continue reading

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